Empty Chair

Posted   by & filed under Anecdotes and Stories, Diversity Education, Key Concepts & Conversations.

Panel presentations can be a cost-effective and engaging educational option for employees in many types of organizations.  Different panelists offer alternative views and approaches to timely topics.  Panel programs, especially when they include opportunities for questions from the audience, have the potential to hold attention, spark further discussion and inspire action. Like any other educational… Read more »

Truth, Empathy and Giving Thanks

Posted   by & filed under Communication, Cultural Change, Diversity Leadership, Key Concepts & Conversations.

Lisa Nesselson said: “If you used to have money, currently have money or hope to have money some day, drop what you’re doing – including working to make money – and see Charles Ferguson’s astonishingly pertinent documentary, Inside Job.” That movie brings up elephants in the room of every organization today. Speaking truth helps you… Read more »

What’s the Difference?

Posted   by & filed under Accountability, Cultural Change, Key Concepts & Conversations.

A challenging task in the red hot field of diversity leadership is that of understanding differences between good diversity practices, or what used to be called “diversity management”, and equal opportunity or affirmative action.  These confusions create some of the biggest organizational barriers to reaping the benefits of diversity. All three concepts can be traced… Read more »

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